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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000385
Specimen ID:
010579
Collector ID:
6768
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
April 16, 1991
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
SING,F,MO,US
Observers:
Tim Flynn, Steve Perlman, K. R. Wood, Robert Gustafson, Dan Palmer
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Locality:
Waimea Canyon, along Koaiae River 1-2 km upstream from Lonomea Shelter, on SE side of river; understory invaded by Lantana and destroyed by goats, elev. 540-600 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 12 m tall, trunk 40 cm dbh, crown rather narrow. Pods green, somewhat curling, most ovules oriented lengthwise in pods. Scattered populations locally. Endemic.
Habitat:
Steep slopes with remnants of mixed mesophytic forest.
Associated Species:
Alectryon, Diospyros, Hibiscus waimeae, Antidesma, Myrsine.
Date of Record Creation:
April 7, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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